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Record Number: 16698


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'It has made me extravagant, for I have ordered the four other volumes. the work is perfectly unique. I know nothing like it in any language, and it is among the few to which one can turn again and again with even new pleasure. The "Farewell" is one of the sweetest bits of writing that I know.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

13 Nov 1832

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Fanny Trollope

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

10 Mar 1780

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Author

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Mary Russell Mitford

Title:

Our Village: Sketches of Rural Character and Scenery

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1832 edn

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

16698

Source:

Print

Author:

A.G. L'Estrange

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1882

Vol:

1

Page:

238-9

Additional Comments:

Letter from Fanny Trollope to Miss Mitford, Julian Hill, November 13, 1832

Citation:

A.G. L'Estrange, The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford (London, 1882), 1, p. 238-9, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=16698, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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